Nicole Kidman ‘Inspired Every Word’ of Iconic AMC Ad, Screenwriter Say

Billy Ray referred to as "one way or the other, heartbreak feels excellent in a place like this" the fine line he is ever written

Screenwriter Billy Ray, recognised for tasks starting from the Oscar-nominated feature “Captain Phillips” to the 2012 YA tentpole 

“The Hunger Games,” left an indelible mark on the post-lockdown film season whilst he wrote that truly wonderful AMC advert starring Nicole Kidman

The cult-preferred industrial first commenced airing on tv in September 2021, earlier than turning into a staple of the AMC theater-going enjoy.

“I worked with Nicole earlier than [on 2015’s ‘Secret in Their Eyes’] and, glaringly, I became a fan and admirer and friend, ” Ray explained of his involvement

in a latest interview with Variety, celebrating the advert’s one-12 months anniversary. “She had been requested by using AMC 

to do an advert and desired my assist with it. I stated, ‘OK,’ of course, because it’s Nicole.” Working with producers Jeff and Tim Cronenweth to render an 

accurately over-the-pinnacle welcome message for movie fanatics amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Ray stated he was advised “that it turned

into essentially going to be Nicole searching incredible and strolling into a film theater. I knew the concept needed to be welcoming people lower back to the